ENGLISH TEACHER

PrepNet Schools

Grand Rapids , MI

Job Details

Job Description

Description:  
A teacher should have experience and interest in teaching English 9, 10, 11, 12 and/or AP English courses to secondary students at a college preparatory charter high school.  The teacher will be expected to be exceptionally knowledgeable about English literature, reading, writing & vocabulary instruction, and strategies to connect the curriculum to real-world scenarios and student background knowledge.

Job Summary: 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Any teacher must possess the ability to perform these essential job functions and typical duties:

  • Support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the school.
  • Create, plan, and teach a rigorous curriculum while meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate student outcomes through informal and formative assessments.
  • Effectively and consistently communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff, and community.
  • Develops, selects, and differentiates instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students.
  • Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of children.
  • Experience working with students academically or behaviorally "at-risk" and/or students with special needs is preferred.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with administration and teaching staff.
  • Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
  • Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Familiar with educational technology (Smartboards, Moodle, etc.).
ADDITIONAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Attends weekly staff meetings.
  • Serves on staff committees, IEP teams, Intervention Assistance Teams, grade level teams, and curriculum teams as required.
  • Creates, offers, and teaches a one hour after-school elective once per week (electives are based on teacher/student interest).
  • Available to students one hour, twice per week for after-school tutoring.
  • Assists with student hallway, lunch room, and/or parking lot monitoring before, during, and/or after school as assigned by administration.
Requirements
  • B.A. in English, M.A. preferred
  • Michigan Certification in grades 9-12 (Secondary)
  • English (BA) or Language Arts (BX) Endorsement

Application Procedure:
Apply online at www.prepnetschools.com
 
Selection Procedure:
Positions will remain open until filled

  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
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